The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 322 274 279
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +5
Contract jobs citing STL 98 163 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.65% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 2.07% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 120 92
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£600 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £439 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £54.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
STL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7422 7872 7654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.31% 31.32% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5323 5679 5365
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.95 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in London

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in London

STL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +19 21 £600 +4.34% 18
Hammersmith - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 149 (100.00%) C++
2 106 (71.14%) SQL
3 92 (61.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 89 (59.73%) Oracle
5 77 (51.68%) Linux
6 65 (43.62%) UNIX
7 56 (37.58%) Multithreading
8 48 (32.21%) Windows
8 48 (32.21%) Finance
9 45 (30.20%) Derivative
10 44 (29.53%) Python
11 38 (25.50%) OO
11 38 (25.50%) Fixed Income
12 37 (24.83%) C#
13 34 (22.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 31 (20.81%) Banking
15 30 (20.13%) XML
16 23 (15.44%) Perl
16 23 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (15.44%) Software Engineering
16 23 (15.44%) Degree
17 22 (14.77%) Front Office
18 21 (14.09%) Oracle Database
18 21 (14.09%) Relational Database
19 20 (13.42%) Low Latency
20 19 (12.75%) Unit Testing
21 18 (12.08%) Investment Banking
22 17 (11.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
22 17 (11.41%) Regression Testing
22 17 (11.41%) Shell Script

STL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.01%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 12 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.04%) MS Project
3 6 (4.03%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.34%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.09%) Oracle Database
1 21 (14.09%) Relational Database
2 14 (9.40%) OLTP
3 11 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (7.38%) ObjectStore
4 10 (6.71%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (4.03%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.03%) KDB
7 2 (1.34%) Big Data
7 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (5.37%) Subversion
2 7 (4.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.34%) Hudson
4 1 (0.67%) Maven
4 1 (0.67%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.67%) Ant
4 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.67%) Build Forge
General
1 48 (32.21%) Finance
2 31 (20.81%) Banking
3 22 (14.77%) Front Office
4 18 (12.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.34%) Electronics
6 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 136 (91.28%) Developer
2 114 (76.51%) C++ Developer
3 22 (14.77%) Python Developer
4 14 (9.40%) C++/C# Developer
5 13 (8.72%) C# Developer
6 11 (7.38%) Quantitative Developer
7 8 (5.37%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.37%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 8 (5.37%) UNIX Developer
8 7 (4.70%) SQL Developer
8 7 (4.70%) Lead Developer
9 6 (4.03%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.03%) Senior C++ Developer
10 5 (3.36%) Technical Leader
10 5 (3.36%) C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (3.36%) Technical Developer
11 4 (2.68%) Project Leader
12 3 (2.01%) Software Developer
13 2 (1.34%) Senior Quantitative Developer
13 2 (1.34%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (61.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 30 (20.13%) XML
3 14 (9.40%) .NET
4 11 (7.38%) Django
4 11 (7.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 11 (7.38%) ZeroMQ
4 11 (7.38%) Twisted
5 7 (4.70%) FpML
5 7 (4.70%) XSLT
6 4 (2.68%) CSS
6 4 (2.68%) HTML
6 4 (2.68%) Middleware
7 3 (2.01%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.34%) POCO
8 2 (1.34%) COM
8 2 (1.34%) MFC
8 2 (1.34%) J2SE
8 2 (1.34%) WCF
8 2 (1.34%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 45 (30.20%) Derivative
2 38 (25.50%) Fixed Income
3 34 (22.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (11.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 12 (8.05%) Grid Computing
5 12 (8.05%) Credit Derivative
6 10 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (6.71%) Credit Risk
7 8 (5.37%) Market Risk
8 7 (4.70%) Mathematics
9 5 (3.36%) Equities
9 5 (3.36%) Hedge funds
10 4 (2.68%) Open Source
11 3 (2.01%) Statistics
11 3 (2.01%) N-Tier
12 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.67%) Physics
13 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 77 (51.68%) Linux
2 65 (43.62%) UNIX
3 48 (32.21%) Windows
4 10 (6.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (37.58%) Multithreading
2 38 (25.50%) OO
3 23 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (15.44%) Software Engineering
4 20 (13.42%) Low Latency
5 19 (12.75%) Unit Testing
6 17 (11.41%) Regression Testing
6 17 (11.41%) Analytics
7 14 (9.40%) Database Tuning
7 14 (9.40%) OOD
8 10 (6.71%) Algorithmic Trading
8 10 (6.71%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (6.04%) Project Management
10 8 (5.37%) Risk Management
11 7 (4.70%) Project Planning
12 6 (4.03%) Operations Research
12 6 (4.03%) Financial Modelling
13 4 (2.68%) Software Architecture
13 4 (2.68%) E-Commerce
14 3 (2.01%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 149 (100.00%) C++
2 106 (71.14%) SQL
3 44 (29.53%) Python
4 37 (24.83%) C#
5 23 (15.44%) Perl
6 17 (11.41%) Shell Script
7 13 (8.72%) Java
8 7 (4.70%) VC++
9 4 (2.68%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.68%) C
10 2 (1.34%) VBA
10 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (15.44%) Degree
2 5 (3.36%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 89 (59.73%) Oracle
2 10 (6.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.71%) Sybase
3 4 (2.68%) DataSynapse
4 3 (2.01%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.67%) Perforce
5 1 (0.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.67%) 29West
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